News tagged with multiple sclerosis

Catching multiple sclerosis before it strikes

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an equal opportunity destroyer. It attacks the central nervous system and eventually renders most patients disabled. Among its high-profile victims are celebrated cellist Jacqueline du Pre, whose ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Medical research
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Cannabis compound can help cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cannabis has been used recreationally and for medicinal purposes for centuries, yet its 60 plus active components are only partly understood. Now scientists have discovered how a compound in cannabis can ...

dateFeb 19, 2009 in Medical research
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Software allows disabled to work on computers

For Christine Bakanoff-Adams and Gloria Kaswen too much of life has been about loss. Losing vision. Losing the use of their legs, then not being able to use their arms and ultimately not being able to work their hands.

dateMay 13, 2009 in Software
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Drug improves mobility for some MS patients

The experimental drug fampridine (4-aminopyridine) improves walking ability in some individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). That is the conclusion of a multi-center Phase 3 clinical trial, the results of which were published ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Medications
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